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Android Nougat Finally Rolling out for the Moto X Force

Motorola has finally pushed the Android Nougat update for the Moto X Force. Users of this handset may soon receive an OTA update notification when the update has been downloaded and is waiting to be installed. The build number of the update is NPK25.200-12, and the version of Android is official 7.0. There's no telling if or...

ElementalX Kernel Available for the OnePlus 5

While the OnePlus 5 is yet to reach consumers' hand in most markets, development for the device has already kicked off. XDA Recognized Member flar2 has brought his popular ElementalX kernel to the OnePlus 5. It goes without saying that you'll require a custom recovery installed on your OnePlus 5 to flash this kernel. The full...

Do Not Disturb Sync for Wear 2.0 — Regain Lost Functionality!

The Android Wear 2.0 upgrade added a lot of functionality to wear devices, however it also removed a few features as well. One of the features removed was the Do Not Disturb toggle between the phone and the wear device. XDA Junior member raimondas.rimkus liked the feature and decided to remedy the issue. The application can...

Lawnchair is a Customisable Pixel Launcher (No Root Necessary)

Lawnchair is a customisable launcher based on the Pixel launcher. Created by Senior XDA Member deletescape, its a promising new  launcher that does not require root. The list of features already available is already quite impressive, and I especially like the App Hiding,Changing Icon Size and Changing Grid size bits. The full list of features includes: ...

Enhance Your Samsung Galaxy 8 With Zero Camera Mod

The Samsung Galaxy S8 has a spectacular camera, but there are ways to make it even better. All you need to do is flashing a mod created by XDA Senior Member zeroprobe. The Zero Camera Mod includes many improvements and the removal of various restrictions, as we often see with such camera mods. For instance, you will be...

Honor 8 Pro Gets TWRP And Root

The Honor 8 Pro is one of the newest devices in Huawei's portfolio. Developers should soon have a chance to create and easily distribute ROMs and kernels for the smartphone, as XDA Recognized Developer OldDroid from Team OpenKirin has provided a working TWRP build for the handset. This TWRP 3.1.1 build for the device supports all Honor 8 Pro...

Make Nova Google Companion App Work On KitKat Devices

Recently, we reported that Nova Launcher developers found a way to add a Google Now Panel in their launcher, without root. With a few simple steps, you can have the same functionality on KitKat devices. XDA Senior Member Nikhilkumar038 managed to found a workaround to make the Nova Google Companion working on an older version of Android. The method...

OnePlus 5 Gets TWRP and Root

Earlier this week, OnePlus finally released the OnePlus 5 smartphone. It has also published the sources needed to develop for it, so it is only a matter of time before developers get on board. Developers didn't have to wait long to create a working recovery as XDA Senior Member xdvs23 provided a testing version of TWRP 3.1.1. By...

DirtySanta Exploit Unlocks the Bootloader of the LG V20 H990

While some OEMs allow bootloader unlocking on almost every model, the LG officially supports just a few devices. We have exciting news for the owners of the international variant of the LG V20. The bootloader can be unlocked thanks to the DirtySanta exploit. The method has been adapted to work with the H990 model by XDA...

Hue Tile Lets You Control Your Hue Lights with a Quick Settings Tile

There's a new application from XDA Junior Member anilejder called Hue Tile that lets you control your Philips Hue lights directly from your quick settings tile. The setup is simple as it just requires you to connect to your Hue Bridge and then follow a tutorial that lets you select your lights and turn on a specific scene. You...

Collection of Black AMOLED Wallpapers on XDA Labs

While many of us don't stay at the home screen of our phones for very long, some like to use black wallpapers and themes to help optimize battery life for AMOLED panels. We have a lot of wallpapers in our XDA Labs application and legnastudios has put together a collection of black wallpapers that work really well...

AppContext Will Improve the Application Context For Tasker With Xposed

Tasker is one of a few apps that we use to make our Android devices better. With AppContext, you can make Tasker even better. AppContext allows Tasker react on running applications, without the downsides of the default implementation. By utilizing the power of Xposed, the app allows Tasker to react immediately when an app starts. No periodic checks are required...